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Where possible, we have obtained presentation slides from the plenary session speakers at the 33rd UKSG Annual Conference. These are posted below, along with links to reviews of the sessions on UKSG's LiveSerials blog. Slides and reports of the conference's breakout sessions can be found here.

Monday 12th April 2010

Plenary Session 1: The technology of information consumption
Chair: Tony Kidd, University of Glasgow

Rearchitecting science: a vision for STM in the 21st century
Adam Bly, Seed Media Group

Technology and change
Richard Wallis, Talis

Computation, communication and the new era of knowledge
Conrad Wolfram, Wolfram Research

Plenary Session 2: Economics of scholarly information
Chair: Hazel Woodward, Cranfield University

Librarians and the terrible fix: economics of the Big Deal
Ted Bergstrom, University of California Santa Barbara

Reset – a publisher’s response to the changing economy
Marybeth Manning, SPIE

University investments in the library: measuring the return
Carol Tenopir, University of Tennessee

Plenary Session 3: Rights and Licensing
Chair: Ed Pentz, CrossRef

Who owns our work?
Dorothea Salo, University of Wisconsin

New models for monographs – open books
Eelco Ferwerda, Amsterdam University Press/OAPEN

Paved with gold: an institutional case study on supporting open access publishing
Jill Russell, University of Birmingham

Plenary Session 4: Researcher Behaviour
Chair: Charlie Rapple, TBI Communications

Network ecology and the knowledge economy: why researchers need to get online and social
Tony Hirst, The Open University

Life scientists go online – collaboration, communication and credit
Lucy Power, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford

Plenary Session 5: Research quality assessment – controversies and challenges
Chair: Richard Gedye, Oxford University Press

Citation impact and research evaluation: current trends
James Pringle, Thomson Reuters

PIRUS 2: developing a standard for individual article usage statistics
Peter Shepherd, COUNTER

Research assessment in the humanities and the ERIH project (European Reference Index for the Humanities)
Alain Peyraube, CNRS

The raw and the cooked: bibliometrics and the flight from judgment
Hugh Look, Rightscom Ltd

Plenary Session 6: The Light Programme
Chair: Tony Kidd, University of Glasgow

Stop making sense: human approaches to exploring information
Brendan Dawes, magneticNorth

Improbable research and the Ig Nobel Prizes
Marc Abrahams, Annals of Improbable Research